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heal over

[for the surface of a wound] to heal. The wound healed over very quickly, and there was very little scarring. I hope it will heal over without having to be stitched.
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heal someone of something

to cure someone's ailments. Are you the doctor who healed me of my wounds? Can any doctor heal us of a common cold?
See also: heal, of

heal up

[for an injury] to heal. The cut healed up in no time at all.
See also: heal, up

Physician, heal thyself.

Prov. Do not rebuke someone for a fault or problem you have yourself. (Biblical.) Ellen: You're such a spendthrift. You should go on a strict budget. Fred: But you manage money even worse than I do! Physician, heal thyself. Jane: You look like you're gaining weight. You should probably get more exercise. Alan: Physician, heal thyself. You're getting a little pudgy, too.
See also: heal, thyself


and well-heeled
1. mod. rich. His father died and left him pretty well-fixed.
2. and well-healed mod. alcohol intoxicated. You might say he is well-heeled. You might say he’s dead drunk, too.


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Learn more about Super Universal Healing and what it can do for you at Flower Muse Healing's website at www.
As such, nonautonomic healing systems add very little value to these applications.
A good bit of that change can be credited to the outreach and teaching of Christian Healing Ministries, now based in Jacksonville, Fla.
The healing agent not only has to move to the damage site, but once there, also has to permanently bond the two surfaces together, and in doing so it loses its mobility.
If we look at health as more than simply the absence of disease, and we concern ourselves with the background understandings and processes of human relationships involved in healing as much as with outcomes such as time spent in the hospital, the story becomes richer and can no longer be described or understood by means of empirical evidence.
Each toby is a community of healing to which anywhere from a dozen to several hundred people might come.
Scientifically unexplained healing is a big problem for many North American Christians.
Finally, for those women who have been victims of the horror of childhood sexual abuse, this volume presents one way to begin the healing process.
In another interesting practice that was actually captured a few years back in a PBS documentary of a South American tribe, the healer enters an altered state of consciousness from which to do his healing work.
Under the agreement, a coalition of 41 Catholic religious orders and dioceses would give a "cash and in-kind contribution" of $54 million to set up programs for healing and reconciliation.
Published books on the physics of healing through vibration, years of knowledge with healing through color and crystal therapy.
By contrast, tendinosis is the result of failed healing.
The other track is more scientific, trying to decrease wound healing time and do anything possible to prevent the wounds, including the ongoing developments of machines that such out wound fluid.
Among topics addressed and questions answered in this popular version of Healing Research, Volume II are "How can you heal yourself of serious physical diseases and psychological diseases," and "How do biological energies (bioenergies) contribute to healing?
With Healing Arts for Tsunami Survivors, ICAF affirms its faith in the healing power of art.